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Christoph Karl, New York

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863
Struck by Emil Sigel (active in New York, 1860–1868)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

CWT 630AM-1a

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 24 mm, 4.63 gm (15/16 in., 0.16 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1741

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: CHRISTOPH KARL / 42 AVENUE A, NEWYORK around an oak wreath enclosing a lyre, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
REV: The seated figure of a woman (Germania?) facing left with water and a shoreline with mountains in the background, she has one arm raised and holds a shield and flag in the other, dated 1863. and signed E. SIGEL and NEW YORK in the exergue, the whole surrounded by beaded rim (die #1164)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins